Assistant Teaching Professor, Non-Tenure Track - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark in Newark New Jersey

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark

Newark, New Jersey 07102

United States


Detailed Job Description

The School of Public Affairs and Administration seeks applicants for two full-time non-tenure track faculty positions. The Assistant Teaching Professor will be responsible for public and nonprofit management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The responsibilities for this position will be to teach four courses each Fall and Spring Semester. Appointees will be core faculty members in a NASPAA-accredited public administration program that is ranked 7th nationally in Public Management/Administration by US News and holds six other top-25 rankings in Public Affairs and Administration.

As a major public university in New Jersey's largest city, the Newark Campus of Rutgers provides students with the knowledge and preparation necessary for leadership roles in an increasingly complex society, with particular attention to its public mission and building a civic dialogue. The campus is the most diverse national university in the United States and is ranked twelfth among doctoral degree-granting small universities in the country. The School of Public Affairs and Administration actively engages with the nonprofit and government communities in the greater-Newark metro area. The School offers an undergraduate major in public and nonprofit administration, an on-campus M.P.A., a fully online M.P.A., an Executive M.P.A., and a research-oriented Ph.D. Faculty are also involved in nine certificate programs. Total enrollment is more than 1000 degree and non-degree students. Teaching, published research, and community engagement are all important to the School.

Candidates must hold an earned doctorate in public administration or a related field. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until outstanding candidates are found. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion are a key foundational element of Rutgers University’s Strategic Plan.  In the goal to enhance faculty diversity, Rutgers defines diversity very broadly.  Diversity may include, but is not limited to, gender, ethnicity, race, culture, national origin, or other personal or professional characteristics that are either unrepresented or underrepresented in the particular department or unit of intended hire.

To Apply
To ensure full consideration, candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching interests, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, at least two letters of recommendation and a list of references via email to

Questions should be addressed to:
Dr. Suzanne Piotrowski, Chair, NTT Search Committee

Please consult the School and Campus websites for further information
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Keyword Phrases

  • Full-Time Non-Tenured Track Faculty Position
  • Public and Nonprofit Management
  • Public Administration & Policy
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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